BOYES, Robert Paul

Rank: 
Company Sergeant Major
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Police Service: 
Hartlepool, Birmingham, Mid Anglia, and North Yorkshire
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Norfolk Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Robert Paul Boyes volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942. 
Served with No.1 Commando, final rank Company Sergeant Major.
9 October 1939 serving Police Constable residing Welldeck Gardens, Hartlepool.
Post war rejoined the Police remaining in service for over 34 years.
1 January 1971 awarded the Q.P.M. whilst Deputy Chief Constable of Mid Anglia Police.
11 June 1977 awarded the O.B.E. whilst Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Constabulary.
Member of the Commando Association.
 
Sources
Commando Association newsletters 35, 55, 65, and Obituaries in 108.
The 1939 Register covering Hartlepool.
QPM - London Gazette 45262, page 28.
OBE - London Gazette 47234, page 7090.
 

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